NYRA responds to Baffert lawsuit

Dismissing Bob Baffert's claims of irreparable damage as "entirely speculative," and characterizing the costs to his reputation as self-inflicted, The Jockey Club argued against the Hall of Fame trainer's move to overturn his temporary suspension by the New York Racing Association in an amicus brief filed Wednesday. Bob Baffert was banned at NYRA tracks on May 17, after he acknowledged… Continue reading NYRA responds to Baffert lawsuit

Jockey Club weighs in on Baffert vs NYRA

Attorney Susan Phillips Read has filed a request on behalf of The Jockey Club to provide an amicus brief in the civil lawsuit filed by trainer Bob Baffert against the New York Racing Association, reports BloodHorse.com. An amicus brief is provided by a person or entity who is not a party to a case who assists… Continue reading Jockey Club weighs in on Baffert vs NYRA

Public lands ranchers win, wild horses lose — again

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WASHINGTON (February 14, 2020) – Public Lands Council (PLC) Executive Director and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Executive Director of Natural Resources, Kaitlynn Glover, today released the following statement in response to a ruling in a case related to the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act. This week, Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S.… Continue reading Public lands ranchers win, wild horses lose — again

Equine groups sue BLM over planned sterilization project of wild mares

(CNN, By Ellie Kaufman, Sept 25, 2018) — Nonprofit organizations are taking to the courts to try to stop an Interior Department project that would sterilize up to 100 wild female horses in Oregon through a procedure the groups deem "dangerous" and "inhumane." Front Range Equine Rescue, a nonprofit organization that works to stop cruelty… Continue reading Equine groups sue BLM over planned sterilization project of wild mares

US Judge rejects Nevada coalition’s bid to dispose of excess Mustangs

Cross-posted from the Statesman Journal » RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit filed by a coalition of rural Nevada counties that wanted to force the government to sell or otherwise dispose of tens of thousands of mustangs in U.S. holding facilities. U.S. District Judge Miranda Du in Reno… Continue reading US Judge rejects Nevada coalition’s bid to dispose of excess Mustangs

Jane Velez Mitchell: Government plans to round up 800 wild horses

via CNN Headline News (HLN TV) The Cloud Foundation and other animal rights groups have filed a lawsuit to block the Bureau of Land Management's planned roundup of over 800 horses at the end of the month. The BLM wants to move these horses out of Wyoming's so-called checkerboard, located in the southern part of… Continue reading Jane Velez Mitchell: Government plans to round up 800 wild horses